One of my great loves about math rock is the 'jolt'. Y'know, it's those musical moments where the music just didn't follow the convention
The consolation of math rock is that the unexpected is expected. The listener is often presented with a non-conventional sensory overload and, as the song finishes, are left picking up the many pieces and trying to make sense of them.
The story of Colin Phils is one that crosses the prime meridian. The trio formed in South Korea whilst the members were teaching English, moved to China and collaborated with Hong Kong label...
As far as we can tell, Anthony Fremont, whose namesake adorns Anthony Fremont's Garden Solutions is not in fact a physical member of the Ohio math-noise quartet. Rather, he is (purportedly) a 6 year old monster who, in between transmogrifying reality based on the thoughts he hears inside people's minds, writes music vicariously through guitarist Marcus Drake.
What an exciting time it was last year when word rapidly spread that Gallops were going to re-gallop. fter a hiatus of four years, the Wrexham band announced not only their valiant return to the stage, but that a new album would be on the cards.
It's exciting times for antipodean experimental jazz trio Milton Man Gogh. The punslinging Brisbanoids are rolling out their debut album 'Stress To Impress'...
And now for a truly original take on the conventional math rock sound pervading your 2017. Hailing out of Bangalore in India, math trio Stuck In November struck it big last year with their EP First Slice Of Cake. The EP showcased Deadstar guitarist Nihal Anand's virtuoso guitar work and put him up there with the eminent math rock noodlers.
Aiming For Enrike first burst into our hearts with their incredible Rohdos Garage live sessions last year. Armed with a modest arsenal of guitar, drums and herd of pedals, the Norwegian act were forging sounds that combined melodic pop-hooks, looped fusion grooves and the oddball sonic textures of Battles and Adebisi Shank.